Low Back Pain

November 2019

Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • This CPG by the Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative recommended for acute LBP: SMT, usual medical when deemed beneficial, advice (posture, staying active), reassurance, education and self-management strategies; for chronic LBP: SMT or SMT as part of multimodal therapy (exercise, myofascial therapy or usual medical care when deemed beneficial); for chronic LBP with leg pain: SMT, home exercise (positioning and stabilization), advice and education.

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A literature synthesis of Lower Back Pain conditions — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.